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Spiral: From the Book of Saw (2021)

Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game.
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Jack Greenwood
May 30, 2021
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"Spiral" is a Fresh Update of the "Saw" Franchise, but Leaves the Audience Wanting More

The horror franchise Saw is the most recent IP to get the reboot treatment, this time with Chris Rock leading the film. The newest entry into the franchise, Spiral: From the Book of Saw is the ninth film to unleash its terror inducing traps upon audiences. Starting in 2003, Saw has become a staple for horror fans, churning out sequel after sequel. Its easy to see how this franchise has made so many sequels given that the films are relatively cheap to make and have always made decent money in theaters. After 2017's Jigsaw it seemed like the franchise might finally be over--until Chris Rock came into the picture. What separates Spiral from the other installments is, no doubt, the lack of the iconic Jigsaw, AKA John Kramer (Tobin Bell). Him and his iconic puppet have become synonymous with gory traps and the iconic line "Do you want to play a game?" Neither Kramer nor his puppet make an appearance in Spiral other than some photos. The basis of this film is different than previous films as well. Before, Jigsaw targeted sinners he deemed as needing a "test" to overcome their sins. Spiral changes that--instead of sinners, all the victims are officers of the same police station. So how does
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Working in the shadow of an esteemed police veteran, brash Detective Ezekiel “Zeke” Banks and his rookie partner take charge of a grisly investigation into murders that are eerily reminiscent of the city’s gruesome past. Unwittingly entrapped in a deepening mystery, Zeke finds himself at the center of the killer’s morbid game.

Rating:R
Genre:Horror, Crime, Mystery
Directed By:Darren Lynn Bousman
Written By:Josh Stolberg, Pete Goldfinger
In Theaters:5/14/2021
Box Office:$40,618,920
Runtime:93 minutes
Studio:Lionsgate, Twisted Pictures, Serendipity Productions, Canadian Film or Video Production Tax Credit (CPTC)

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